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    TY for Non-Beginners

    We have a number of Modules and WebQuests designed for TY students who have already studied either French, German, Italian or Spanish.

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    Italian Language eBooks

    We are now providing you with access to the e-books “In Bocca al Lupo!” and Giro d’Italia (Vol. 1 and 2) at no cost! Previously these were not available for viewing or download on iPhones or iPads but now they are. Links to interactive activities are embedded, as well as links to audio files. The recording facility is not available but you can use one of the many apps available for this part of the course.

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    TY Modules for Beginners

    We have a number of modules designed for TY students who are beginning to learn either Chinese, German, Italian, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish.

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    WebQuest – A trip to (German)

    Designed for Transition Year students, this WebQuest will take your students on a journey. They will learn to plan and undertake research while using the target language.

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    Flash Cards: Portuguese Speaking Countries and Continents

    A flash card file, that can be printed and used in Portuguese class (and with TY Modules in Portuguese) to introduce global continents. And a worksheet for students containing the flags and names of countries where they speak Portuguese around the world.

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    Japanese Lesson Plan: Greetings

    Use this lesson plan to teach Japanese greetings to your TY class

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    Countries Worksheet in Japanese

    Download this resource to learn about countries in Japanese.

    Download here.

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    Comparing Irish and Japanese Schools

    This resource is useful for teaching the difference between Japanese and Irish schools

    To download, click here. 

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    Bingo in Japanese

    Try bingo in Japanese with your class!

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    Junior Cycle Specification in Russian Language and Culture: Specification

    This 100 hour course is based on the Generic Short Course in Modern Languages which was in turn developed using the Framework for Junior Cycle (DES,  2015) and the Junior Cycle Short Courses Draft Handbook ‘Developing Short Courses in Junior Cycle’.

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    VIDEO: Cook with the Polish Embassy in Dublin

    This time we are presenting “karkówka w sosie grzybowym z pyzami” – a pork neck with wild mushroom sauce and steam buns. This warming dish is perfect for windy and rainy evenings in Ireland.

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    Japanese Hanami Festival Worksheet

    Use this worksheet to teach your TYs about the festival of Hanami

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    History of the Korean alphabet

    The Korean alphabet is unique. Meet the king who invented it and watch him work his linguistic magic in this chapter of the history of writing.

    On your journey, you wake up in another palace. This time you’re in Korea. The first face to greet you is that of King Sejong the Great. He tells you of centuries of struggles trying to fit Chinese characters to his Korean language. He compares it to Japanese. But he wants something cleaner, more efficient. You tell him about your alphabet, but he’s not impressed. Watch as he knocks your ideas down and invents a better writing system. Are you convinced? Could this be the greatest major moment in the history of writing?

     

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    Japanese festivals

    Use this powerpoint to help you teach your TYs about Japanese festivals

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    Jetzt.de

    An online magazine in German for young people.

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